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Sep 19, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: please welcome dwight yoakam back to this program. he is out with his first studio album in seven years. he is also being honored this month with a special award by the academy of country music. some of them -- some of the making of the new disc, "3 pears." ♪ ♪ ♪ tavis: good to have you back on the program. i did not realize that you have lived in los angeles for 30 years. >> when i got lost trying to get to your studio, i should have known better. i drove a couple of different jobs. i drove for another company that was based near the studio. transporting checks at night. everybody has a job. that was my job. to make a living with a guitar for a lot longer. i drove all over l.a., that was my life for a number of years. i'm one point, i was born in kentucky, raised in ohio, but i grew up in california. i felt like i became an adult here. i landed here. i dropped out of ohio state. we did beat you in football. they stole that coach from ohio state. the futures would, over, and a decent -- the hoosiers would come o
Sep 26, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. please welcome wyclef jean. he is out with a new book. a good good to have you back. 5 i am good. how are you? >> last time i saw you you were rocking the stage at the aids concert. you killed that thing. >> we created a new two-step. >> that was quite a day. we enjoyed that. you started this book talking about the earthquake in haiti. it is interesting to me that you chose to start with that event. good why? >> it was bigger than anything i have ever done to go back to a place in 24 hours and the idea of thousands of people dead on the ground, the idea of kids screaming your voice and you know they only have two or three minutes to live, and you are telling them it is going to be ok but knowing they are not going to be ok, in a peaceful way. i have never seen hotels turn to morgues. i have never had to go to a cemetery and see undertakers putting more than one person in al hole. i have never seen a situation where you tell the person to stay there and make sure everything is ok, and they shoot a person in the middle of t
Sep 18, 2012 2:30pm PDT
together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: hedrick smith spent more than 25 years at the "the new york times" covering six presidents and callous world conflicts. he is an emmy-winning tv producer. his new text is called "who stole the american dream?" >> i am delighted to be here. >tavis: you argue that the american people are more concerned about the divide between the rich and poor, more concerned about that than age, race, ethnicity. what happened? >> the middle class had a good life in america. especially when the civil rights battle was going on. we had an era of middle-class prosperity and power and those things go together. civic activism and power influencing washington make sure the economy and the government work to produce prosperity and what do we have today? we have polarized politics instead of working bipartisanship. we have gaping inequality in our economy. enormous wealth concentrated. citibank itself said at one point that the concentration of wealth in america looks like 16th century spain. that
Sep 24, 2012 2:30pm PDT
stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: please welcome jamie lee curtis back to this program, the award winning actor and best selling author is out with her latest, my brave year of first. i love that title. but that is not a buck. >> you know what? this is taunting me. this is actually a certifiable taunting. tavis: james taylor and tavis smiley. >> i'm surprised that you are not making out. i know why you're mr. smiley. what's your favorite james taylor song? if you had asked me on the spot, if i am in your sea, the first song -- millworkers. tavis: carolina in my mind. sweet baby james is pretty good. maher >> flag is the best album. a company man. don't even start with me. tavis: every time she is on the show, we fight about who loves james taylor more. >> there is no one who speaks to me, musically, more than him. >> i love the humanity in his lyric. the content. in his voice. and i love this book. >> elected you segue, you must do this for a living. tavis: i have been working at it. i do love the title, though. this
Sep 18, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> frontline is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major funding is provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. and by reva and david logan, committed to investigative journalism as the guardian of the public interest. additional funding is provided by the park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. and by tfrontline journalism fund, supporting investigative reporting and enterprise journalism. >> narrator: guardian reporter ghaith abdul-ahad's journey into syria began five weeks ago on a supply route the rebels use to bring weapons from neighboring turkey. >> this is all liberated territory at the moment. >> narrator: the rebels are fighting to overthrow president bashar al-assad. every night the supply route is attacked by his regime's aircraft and helicopters. >> as we're driving, we see another car is coming our way. people crossing back into turkey, refugees. >> n
Sep 6, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> robert reich is now a professor at uc-berkeley his latest book is called "beyond outrage." he joins us from berkeley pier reagan >> thank you for having me. >> on friday of this week we expect jobs numbers to come out. next wave we are waiting for official poverty numbers to be released. there is a link between poverty and joblessness, but what is your sense of what the nation ought to expect with jobs numbers and poverty numbers on top of each other? >> we are slowly coming out of the recession. recovery is not what it needs to be, and poverty is moving upward. we continue to be the richest country in the world. now there is no reason we should have so many americans jobless or in poverty or both. >> we are hearing so much about poverty or jobs. why so much from either side about poverty? >> this is nothing new. our politicians do not generally speak about poverty, because the accord do not vote. -- the poor do not vote. it is the wealthy and middle- c
Sep 7, 2012 8:00am EDT
, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: all right, please welcome david barber to the program, the noted author and furious at the center for the philanthropy and civil society at the university of new york. he is also the founder of interdependent state. it celebrates its 10th anniversary in l.a., and he joins us from new york. it is good to have you on the program. >> thank you, tavis. good to be here. tavis: the democrats in charlotte and republicans in tampa, where u.s. public policy is concerned, talk to me about what you have heard over these past two weeks and why not of it sounds to me like we are going to be working together over the next few months. >> well, i am afraid last week and particularly even this week, there is a lot about what america is going to do, but the reality is, we live in a world that it is not going to be the american century or the chinese century. it will be the global century altogether. we live in a world where the challenges are increasingly cross border and interdependent. we did
Sep 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
... and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. and other "great performances" programs, visit and find us on facebook. "paul mccartney: kisses on the bottom" is available on compact disc for $14.98 plus shipping. to order, call 1-800-336-1917. or write to the address on your screen. mccartney: ♪ inch worm ♪ inch worm ♪ measuring the marigolds ♪ you and your arithmetic ♪ you'll probably go far ♪ inch worm ♪ inch worm ♪ measuring the marigolds ♪ could it be you'll stop and see... ♪ ♪ measuring the marigolds one tremendous thing about pbs is that it makes art accessible by putting it on a platform where millions of people can access it for free. and we need it. we need music, we need dance, we need great theater for our soul, for joy in our lives. a lot of people flip on pbs and hear or see something that wakes up that integral part of being a human being which is enjoying the arts of other human beings. so i'm grateful for pbs as an artist and as a viewer. >> this is "bbc newsnight." funding for this presentation is made possible by th
Sep 7, 2012 8:00pm PDT
"washington week" on pbs. additional funding is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. just for you, we all stayed up a little too late last night. and every night for the last two weeks. and just for you, we'll spend the next half-hour explaining why. explaining bill clinton's role in the democratic party. >> if you want a winner take all, you're on your own society, you should support the republican ticket. but if you want a country of shared opportunities and shared responsibility, we're all in this together society, you should vote for barack obama and joe biden. gwen: deconstructing how the parties' rising stars are being used to attack the republican ticket. >> we know that in four free market economy, some will prosper more than others. what we don't accept is the idea that some folks won't even get a chance and the thing is, mitt romney and the republican party are perfectly comfortable wit
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Sep 13, 2012 12:00am PDT
it be illegal? the story president obama doesn't want you to hear. they are never that attractive. >>> is a pb and j okay? serving the sandwiches, that's not a sandwich. you good is tricked me.e cafetee racially and culturally insensitive. >> i thought you were throwing it out to the panel? >> no, i was reading. she has done this so many times. frankly i am tired of it. >> she was being interviewed about the portland school district's program designed to narrow the achievement gap that involves, and i am not making this up, educating teachers anders on their own -- teachers on their own white privilege. she picks up on the subtle language of racism and use the pb and j to make her point, quote, what about somali or hispanic students who might not eat sandwiches ? on the way to say americans eat peanut butter and jelly. do you have anything like that? let them tell you. maybe they eat torta or pita. meanwhile the district's tech courses for gifted kittens has received nothing but kudos. watch your back zuckerburg. don't know what that means, really. lori, if you want to talk i can go to you fir
Sep 27, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. walmart committed $2 billion to as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: chris cillizza is the managing editor at the washington post. he is also the author of a new book. good to have you back from the program. good >> thank you for having me back. tavis: i have not had a chance to talk to you person to person since mr. romney has made his famous comment. let me start with a comment itself and what your read on it is. >> there were a number of stab things for him politically. it was a tape of him speaking to republican donors. he seemed to say an honest attempt to say there are a lot of people who are not going to vote for me. there are a lot of people that are going to vote for me, and we need to go to the middle. what does that do for him? it reinforces the character of the obama team has work very hard to sell to voters in swing states, which is this is a very wealthy person who looks out for and things first and foremost about himself and his wealthy friends, so that is why it is so hurtful to his campaign because it played
Sep 14, 2012 8:00pm PDT
by norfolk southern and american queen steamboat company, proud to support "washington week" on pbs. additional funding is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting, and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, subs teuting for gwen ifill, john harwood of cnbc and the "new york times" -- once again, live from washington. moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. this was a week of politics, uprising, action and reaction. and today sadness as bodies of four americans returned home after being killed in beng hasy -- benghazi, lickia. >> there has bain difficult week for the state department and for our country. we've seen the heavy assault on our post in benghazi that took the lives of those brave men. we've seen rage and violence directed at american embassies over an awful internet video that we had nothing to do with. it is hard for the american people to make sense of that because it is senseless. the people of egypt, libya, yemen, and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictator
Sep 10, 2012 8:00am EDT
. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: please welcome jeremy irons to the program, the oscar- winning actor which is out with a new program. it is called "the words," where one author plagiarizes another author's work. here is a scene from "the words." >> i read your book. i like it, very, very much. >> thank you. i really do appreciate it. >> i know, i know. artists always feel uncomfortable talking about their work. if there is just one thing you can do for me? >> sure. >> i am wondering if you can autograph a copy of my book. i do have a story, a very good story. i know you get this all of the time, but i think this story. if i were to tell you this story, and you wrote it, maybe then you could give me a little credit. >> well, that would be fair, would it not? good day. >> it is about a man who wrote a book and the piss and kid who found it. are you still here? tavis: so we are aging, and you decide to play even older. >> i know, i know. that is the only reason i came today, because i wanted to remind people that i am not that old. tavis: talking
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